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MSNBC
Feb 25, 2012 2:30am PST
" on msnbc. >> hi, there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg and welcome to "your business" where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. with empty storefronts and "for rent" signs littering the landscape one arizona business owner found an unusual solution to her failing brick and mortar store. shut it down and go mobile. now instead of waiting for customers to come to her, she goes directly to the customer. in an uncertain post-recession market, her simple commonsense solution has been a boon to her business. ♪ julia hutton is enjoying the great outdoors. talking to customers and selling her motorcycle gear at events and festivals all across the country. >> we've got all kinds. >> just three years ago she was stuck in a failing brick and mortar store. >> we would literally have days where nobody would walk in the store because there wasn't foot traffic. >> bored with retirement, julia decided to open her dream store. biker babes and beyond. in cottonwood, arizona. on a road frequented by motorcycle enthusiasts. she soon found the store was in a fluctuating state of feast or fa
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2012 2:30am PST
'm j.j. ramberg and welcome to "your business" where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. in a world going paperless, institutions like the post office and traditions like engraved wedding invitations are quickly becoming a thing of the past. a brother and sister team saw there was a need for high-end online stationery. their innovative approach to bringing an offline product online change the landscape of the industry so much that its biggest competitor is taking notice. if you're like most americans, your life has gone electronic. you shop, bank, pay your bills and send e-mails all online. and even though there are plenty of ways to send digital invitations, when it came time to send one for his 21st better day party, james hirschdale was shocked he couldn't find a classy digital invitation on the web. >> i was between a rock and a hard place because i didn't have a budget to send paper invitations but i also found that the existing products for sending invitations online were not as customizable, not as beautiful, as what i would have wanted. >> the internet was f
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2012 2:30am PST
business" on msnbc. >> hi there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg and welcome to a special edition of "your business" where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. today our entire show is devoted to starting and running a restaurant. it's an industry that has so many lessons to share with small business owners. the entrepreneur we introduce you to first jumped at the chance to set up shop in a building she'd always admired. unlike many small business owners she saw not one, not two, but three different concepts existing side by side in one space. ♪ >> i'm pretty crazy but i'm not crazy enough to just want to open up three businesses that close together. i'd like the idea of having three smaller concepts. >> restaurateur ashley christensen had always admired the building at the corner of south wilmington and east martin streets in downtown raleigh. >> i'd been living in raleigh 17 years. i came here to go to school at north carolina state. this was always a building i noticed. >> when the space opened up the wheels started to turn. >> i think about food all the time. i thi
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2012 2:00am PST
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MSNBC
Feb 18, 2012 2:30am PST
." >>> small businesses are revitalizing the economy. >>> hi there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg. welcome to your business. we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. here's a question for you. what do big commercial names like ocean spray, land o lakes and ace hardware have in common? the answer is they are all commercial cooperatives, owned by members who use these organizations to increase their purchasing power and reduce marketing, hr and other expenses. it turns out there are many cooperatives like these in all kinds of industries. today, we take a look at how independent businesses are wo working together to survive the tough economy. >> carpet stores were closing up like flies around here. and i says, it's not going to be us. >> fran frincovela is certainly a realist when it comes to business. >> we were in desperate, desperate shape. >> hi. nice to meet you. >> we just hung on and worked hard, cut back some salaries, cut back some help. >> the big boks were coming in, lowe's and home depot were coming in, taking most categories and upon monopolizin them. >> he is a fighter,
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2012 4:30am PST
business." >>> hi there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg. welcome to "your business," where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. with empty store fronts littering the landscape, one arizona business shows how to shut it down and go mobile. now, she goes directly to the customer. in an uncertain post recession market, her simple market resolution has been a boom to her business. >>> julia hutton is enjoying the great outdoors, selling her motorcycle gear at events across the country. but three years ago she was stuck in a failing brick and motor store, depressed and wondering what she could do to fix her business. >> we literally had days when nobody would walk in the store because there was no foot traffic. board with retirement, she decided to open her dream store in cottonwood, arizona. she soon found the store was in a fluctuating state of feast or famine. the weather and an uncertain economy made the over head associated with the store an anchor around her neck. >> we were there for 2 1/2 years. it was a lot of fun. i really enjoyed it. i loved the people that came in
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2012 4:30am PST
competition. until then, i'm j.j. ramberg. and remember, we make your business our business. sam: i'm sam chernin. owner of sammy's fish box. i opened the first sammy's back in 1966. my employees are like family. and, i want people that work for me to feel that they're sharing in my success. we purchase as much as we can on the american express open gold card. so we can accumulate as many points as possible. i pass on these points to my employees to go on trips with their families.
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2012 4:30am PST
on "your business." ♪ hi, there, everyone. i am j.j. ramberg. welcome to a special edition of "your business" where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. today our entire business is devoted to so many lessons to share with small business owners. the entrepreneur jumped at a chance to set up a business in a building she always admired. she found three different c concepts existing side by side in one space. >> i am pretty crazy, but not crazy enough to just want to open up three business that close together. i like the idea of having three smaller concepts. >> she had always admired the building at the corner of south wilmington in downtown rally. >> i went to in north carolina state. th noticed. >> when the space opened up, the wheels started to turn. >> i think about food all the time and restaurants all the time and hospitality, and entertaining and sharing things within my community. >> christensen already owned a restaurant, poole's diner just blocks away. but she was itching for more. >> when things are going well i get antsy and think about what needs to hap
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2012 4:00am PST
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MSNBC
Feb 12, 2012 4:30am PST
on "your business." >> hi there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg and welcome to "your business" where we give you tips and advice to help your business grow. what do big commercial names have in common? the answer is they are all commercial co-operates. today we take a look at how independent businesses are working together to survive the tough economy. >> carpet stores were closing up like flies around here, and i thought, it's not going to be us. >> an independent carpet store owner in michigan is a realist when it comes to business. >> we were in desperate shape. but we just hung on and worked hard, cut back on help. >> the big boxes were coming in, the home depots and lowe's were coming in, and they were putting the locals out of business. >> the founder and ceo is a fighter. his organization helps the small ones. >> the local, independent business person has the brains, and they have the talent but they don't have a scale. >> individually none of the small businesses have much buying power, but together as members of the retail cooperative, they can compete with anybody. >> you have to l
Search Results 0 to 19 of about 20 (some duplicates have been removed)